McGINN – Owen 63rd and 94th Regiment

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63rd Regiment Shoulder Belt Plate

94th Regiment Badge

NameMcGINN – Owen
Regiment (s)63rd and 94th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 611 / 2017
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
13th January 1837 / 18 years / Coolchill Cavan Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationVan Diemen’s Land – 6 years 9 months
East Indies – 12 years 9 months
Length of Service21 years 36 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th July 1848 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Leytonstone London Essex England
Pension Districts1848 1st East London
1850 1st Cork
1853 Fermoy
1856-1888 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1816 Carrickmacross Monaghan Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not Married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Daily News (Perth) Saturday 9th June 1888 page 3
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial8th August 1888 Mount Eliza Invalid Depot Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationSome confusion created by newspaper article of Owen McGinn’s date (and ship) of arrival in WA: WO23 records support the William Hammond as the ship of arrival